Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an American pharmaceutical company best known for its development of Soliris, a drug used to treat the rare disorders atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome. The company is also involved in immune system research related to autoimmune diseases. It employs about 2,400 people worldwide. In February 2016, the company held the dedication ceremony for its new headquarters in New Haven, CT, not far from the company's starting point in the same city.
|Traded as||NASDAQ: ALXN NASDAQ-100 component S&P 500 Component|
|Key people||Leonard Bell (Chairman) Ludwig N. Hantson (CEO)|
|Headquarters||New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Operating income||US$536.67 mil (2015)|
|Net income||US$144.38 mil (2015)|
NPS is a customer loyalty metric that measures customers’ willingness to not only return for another purchase or service but also make a recommendation to their family, friends or colleagues.
It is a powerful and effective technique, which can greatly increase a company's revenue if used properly.
The main advantages of NPS are close correlation with a company's growth and easy collection, interpretation and communication of the data.
Net Promoter Score is a number from -100 from 100.
Scores higher than 0 are typically considered to be good and scores above 50 are considered to be excellent.
The industry average for Pharmaceuticals is 0.
The final Net Promoter Score of a company strongly depends on a context in which the satisfaction is measured.
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We have estimated the Net Promoter Score of Alexion Pharmaceuticals based on the publicly available information
including the sentiment of the company-related tweets, 3rd party reviews, and Alexa ratings.